# Documentation/How Tos/Calc: LARGE function

From Apache OpenOffice Wiki

## LARGE

Returns the n^{th} largest value in a list of numbers.

### Syntax:

**LARGE(numberlist; n)**

- returns the
**n**^{th}largest number within the (unordered) range or array of numbers.**numberlist**

### Example:

**LARGE(B1:B4; 3)**

- where cells
,**B1**,**B2**,**B3**contain**B4**,**4**,**7**,and**5**, returns**8**. The highest number is**5**, then**8**, then in third place**7**.**5**